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WLBZ Bangor
New leader of Riverview says hospital will be ain corrections, where he won praise as director of the Long Creek Youth Develop
New leader of Riverview says hospital will be a
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 4 hours ago
in corrections, where he won praise as director of the Long Creek Youth Development Center and as acting warden of the Maine State Prison. Bouffard says he had been watching the Riverview situation, and wanted a challenge that would involve... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
New leader of Riverview says hospital will be ain corrections, where he won praise as director of the Long Creek Youth Develop
New leader of Riverview says hospital will be a
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 5 hours ago
in corrections, where he won praise as director of the Long Creek Youth Development Center and as acting warden of the Maine State Prison. Bouffard says he had been watching the Riverview situation, and wanted a challenge that would involve... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
"North Pond Hermit" appeals part of sentence in Maine Supreme Courtis still one issue in his case that remains unsettled. Knight is appealing the
"North Pond Hermit" appeals part of sentence in Maine Supreme Court
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 6 hours ago
is still one issue in his case that remains unsettled. Knight is appealing the restitution he was ordered to pay to the Maine State Police. The issue was taken to Maine's Supreme Court today. Knight was asked to pay just over $1,000 in... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
"North Pond Hermit" appeals part of sentence in Maine Supreme Courtis still one issue in his case that remains unsettled. Knight is appealing the
"North Pond Hermit" appeals part of sentence in Maine Supreme Court
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 6 hours ago
is still one issue in his case that remains unsettled. Knight is appealing the restitution he was ordered to pay to the Maine State Police. The issue was taken to Maine's Supreme Court today. Knight was asked to pay just over $1,000 in... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Phish's drummer, Barney Frank to stump for Sanders, Clintonsecretary of state while Phish's Jon Fishman will speak on behalf of the senato
Phish's drummer, Barney Frank to stump for Sanders, Clinton
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 8 hours ago
secretary of state while Phish's Jon Fishman will speak on behalf of the senator from Vermont, both on Saturday. Former Maine State Sen. Troy Jackson also will speak in favor of Sanders. Frank was a Democratic congressman from Massachusetts... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Phish's drummer, Barney Frank to stump for Sanders, Clintonsecretary of state while Phish's Jon Fishman will speak on behalf of the senato
Phish's drummer, Barney Frank to stump for Sanders, Clinton
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 8 hours ago
secretary of state while Phish's Jon Fishman will speak on behalf of the senator from Vermont, both on Saturday. Former Maine State Sen. Troy Jackson also will speak in favor of Sanders. Frank was a Democratic congressman from Massachusetts... Read more
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WMUR New Hampshire
Epping man behind wheel of jackknifed truck on I-95 in Mainein Waterville, Maine. The crash was reported at 10:20 a.m. Thursday on the nor
Epping man behind wheel of jackknifed truck on I-95 in Maine
WMUR New Hampshire / Posted 8 hours ago
in Waterville, Maine. The crash was reported at 10:20 a.m. Thursday on the northbound overpass at Kennedy Memorial Drive, Maine State Police said. The driver, Paul Casona, 54, of Epping, New Hampshire, was distracted and hit the guardrails on... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
"North Pond Hermit" appeals restitution in Maine supreme courtis still one issue in his case that remains unsettled. Knight is appealing the
"North Pond Hermit" appeals restitution in Maine supreme court
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 8 hours ago
is still one issue in his case that remains unsettled. Knight is appealing the restitution he is ordered to pay to the Maine State Police. Maine's Supreme Court heard his appeal Thursday. Knight was asked to pay $1,000 restitution to State... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
"North Pond Hermit" appeals restitution in Maine supreme courtis still one issue in his case that remains unsettled. Knight is appealing the
"North Pond Hermit" appeals restitution in Maine supreme court
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 9 hours ago
is still one issue in his case that remains unsettled. Knight is appealing the restitution he is ordered to pay to the Maine State Police. Maine's Supreme Court heard his appeal Thursday. Knight was asked to pay $1,000 restitution to State... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Orono apartment complex management was behind party that required police responseEwing said. Law enforcement personnel from University of Maine Public Safety,
Orono apartment complex management was behind party that required police response
Bangor Daily News / Posted 9 hours ago
Ewing said. Law enforcement personnel from University of Maine Public Safety, the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office, Maine State Police, Old Town and Veazie joined Orono officers at the student housing complex. Two Orono police officers had... Read more
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WMTW Portland
Tractor-trailer crash closes I-95 in Waterville95 in Waterville. The crash was reported at 10:20 a.m. Thursday on the northbo
Tractor-trailer crash closes I-95 in Waterville
WMTW Portland / Posted 12 hours ago
95 in Waterville. The crash was reported at 10:20 a.m. Thursday on the northbound overpass at Kennedy Memorial Drive, Maine State Police said. Police said the tractor-trailer rolled over. Maine State Police said traffic will be detoured at... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Crash closes RT25 in PorterPORTER, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Maine State Police have responded to a fatal acc
Crash closes RT25 in Porter
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted yesterday
PORTER, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Maine State Police have responded to a fatal accident in the town of Porter. A woman was killed on Wednesday, after her car collided with a tractor trailer truck that was hauling wood chips on Route 25 near the Kezar... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Police arrest 2 at Orono student apartment complex partygot out of hand,” Orono Police Chief Josh Ewing said after personnel from UMain
Police arrest 2 at Orono student apartment complex party
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
got out of hand,” Orono Police Chief Josh Ewing said after personnel from UMaine, the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office, Maine State Police, Old Town and Veazie joined Orono officers at the student housing complex formerly known as The... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Father, son arrested in connection with credit union robberyto Morton. Also during the course of the investigation, a vehicle involved in
Father, son arrested in connection with credit union robbery
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
to Morton. Also during the course of the investigation, a vehicle involved in the robbery was seized, the sheriff said. Maine State Police and the FBI aided Penobscot County deputies in the investigation, Morton said. Both Cooneys remained at... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Waterboro woman, 47, dies in Lebanon crashWATERBORO, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Maine State police say 47-year-old Michelle M
Waterboro woman, 47, dies in Lebanon crash
WLBZ Bangor / Posted yesterday
WATERBORO, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Maine State police say 47-year-old Michelle Miller of Waterboro was killed Tuesday night when her van collided with a tree in Lebanon. According to Dept. of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland, police say the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Woman killed in Porter crashPORTER, Maine — A woman has been killed after her car collided with a commercia
Woman killed in Porter crash
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
PORTER, Maine — A woman has been killed after her car collided with a commercial truck in Porter, according to Maine State Police. It happened on Route 25 around 12:30 p.m. CBS 13 has a crew heading to the scene. Watch bangordailynews.com for... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Washburn woman killed in tractor accidentthings can happen very quickly, and it can be very tragic,” he said. “Our condo
Washburn woman killed in tractor accident
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
things can happen very quickly, and it can be very tragic,” he said. “Our condolences go out to the family.” Guidry was assisted by members of Crown Ambulance, Washburn First Responders, Maine State Police... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Famous tenants may boost asking price for house Bowdoin wantsyou have some testament from [Stowe] that, ‘Oh, no, this is actually where I wr
Famous tenants may boost asking price for house Bowdoin wants
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
you have some testament from [Stowe] that, ‘Oh, no, this is actually where I wrote it’ — and even then, I’m at a loss,” Maine State Archivist Dave Cheever said last week. “It’s a distinction that might hold value, but for whom, and how... Read more
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examiner.com
Solitary confinement reform legislationreduced their use of solitary confinement have noted a reduction in prison viol
Solitary confinement reform legislation
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
reduced their use of solitary confinement have noted a reduction in prison violence and have saved millions of dollars. Maine State Prison reported a decrease in prisoner violence as a result of a reduction in the use of solitary confinement,... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Waterboro woman, 47, dies in Lebanon crashWATERBORO, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Maine State police say 47-year-old Michelle M
Waterboro woman, 47, dies in Lebanon crash
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted yesterday
WATERBORO, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Maine State police say 47-year-old Michelle Miller of Waterboro was killed Tuesday night when her van collided with a tree in Lebanon. According to Dept. of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland, police say the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Woman dies in Lebanon crashMaine — A woman is dead after crashing her van into a tree in the town of Leban
Woman dies in Lebanon crash
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
Maine — A woman is dead after crashing her van into a tree in the town of Lebanon, according to a news release from the Maine State Police. The crash happened just before 8 p.m. Tuesday on Depot Road. Investigators said the woman was alone in... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Attorney protests racial references in Bangor triple murder trialposted on his religious blog. The Department of Corrections has declined to exp
Attorney protests racial references in Bangor triple murder trial
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
posted on his religious blog. The Department of Corrections has declined to explain why Daluz was moved from the Maine State Prison in Warren citing privacy issues. Sexton was sentenced to 70 years in prison on one count of murder to be... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Music in Maine with Aimsel Ponti - May 3rd, 2016the early 90s. His latest one is 2013’s “Still Fighting The War” Here’s the so
Music in Maine with Aimsel Ponti - May 3rd, 2016
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
the early 90s. His latest one is 2013’s “Still Fighting The War” Here’s the song “Rust Belt Fields” KENNY ROGERS The Maine State Pier in Portland on Thursday, May 26th. Because it’s his final world tour. BRANDI CARLILE Saturday, June 4 at... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Music in Maine with Aimsel Ponti - May 3rd, 2016the early 90s. His latest one is 2013’s “Still Fighting The War” Here’s the so
Music in Maine with Aimsel Ponti - May 3rd, 2016
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 2 days ago
the early 90s. His latest one is 2013’s “Still Fighting The War” Here’s the song “Rust Belt Fields” KENNY ROGERS The Maine State Pier in Portland on Thursday, May 26th. Because it’s his final world tour. BRANDI CARLILE Saturday, June 4 at... Read more
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WMTW Portland
'You are my sunshine' Mother describes heartbreaking loss of baby in crasha broken leg at Maine Medical Center in Portland. Cray and her two children we
'You are my sunshine' Mother describes heartbreaking loss of baby in crash
WMTW Portland / Posted 2 days ago
a broken leg at Maine Medical Center in Portland. Cray and her two children were treated for their injuries and released. Maine State Police said they are looking into a number of contributing factors in the crash, including bad weather and... Read more
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The Mercury News
At $47,421, California has 6th highest cost per prisoner in the U.S.Inmate Population: 48,543 Average Annual Cost Per Inmate: $46,404 Average Dai
At $47,421, California has 6th highest cost per prisoner in the U.S.
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
Inmate Population: 48,543 Average Annual Cost Per Inmate: $46,404 Average Daily Inmate Population: 2,167 Inmates at Maine State Prison have the opportunity to participate in a college program which is funded by the Sunshine Lady Foundation.... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Box truck careens into gas pumps in Waldo Countyinjuries.” Fire departments from Liberty, Palmero, Searsmont, Montville and Be
Box truck careens into gas pumps in Waldo County
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
injuries.” Fire departments from Liberty, Palmero, Searsmont, Montville and Belmont responded to the crash, along with a Maine State Police commercial unit vehicle and the Department of Environmental Protection. Central Maine Power and Fairport... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Baby dies in crash on Maine Turnpike in WellsWELLS, Maine — A baby died Monday afternoon in the one-car crash on the Maine T
Baby dies in crash on Maine Turnpike in Wells
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
WELLS, Maine — A baby died Monday afternoon in the one-car crash on the Maine Turnpike in Wells, according to Maine State Police. In a news release around 11:30 p.m. Monday, the victim was identified as 11-month-old Reece Degan of Sanford. The... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
New program at Aroostook jail to change inmates’ way of thinkingofficials believe will be at the facility for at least three months, and is req
New program at Aroostook jail to change inmates’ way of thinking
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
officials believe will be at the facility for at least three months, and is required for anyone who is going to the Maine State Prison. The Aroostook County Jail is the only county jail in the state rolling out such a program. Morrison... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Bangor police look to buy armored vehicle, carry Narcanthe chief told the committee. The chief said the department’s only choice now
Bangor police look to buy armored vehicle, carry Narcan
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
the chief told the committee. The chief said the department’s only choice now is to borrow an armored vehicle from Maine State Police in Augusta. “They could have taken care of this situation more expeditiously and gotten a team in place... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Motorist dies in crash on Maine Turnpikeand then came to rest alongside the road in heavy rain just before 4 p.m., McCa
Motorist dies in crash on Maine Turnpike
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
and then came to rest alongside the road in heavy rain just before 4 p.m., McCausland stated in a news release. A team of Maine State Police troopers was investigating the crash. One of the three southbound lanes in the area were closed to traffic... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Driver dies in Turner crashhad no other occupants. Both vehicles were totaled in the crash. The Androsco
Driver dies in Turner crash
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
had no other occupants. Both vehicles were totaled in the crash. The Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Office reported that Maine State Police were called in to reconstruct the crash. A short section of Route 219 between Hammond Road and North River... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Love 90s music? Blues Traveler, The Wallflowers to play in Portlandall lovers of 1990s music: Blues Traveler and The Wallflowers with special gues
Love 90s music? Blues Traveler, The Wallflowers to play in Portland
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
all lovers of 1990s music: Blues Traveler and The Wallflowers with special guest G. Love & Special Sauce will take the Maine State Pier stage in Portland on Sunday, Aug. 28. Blues Traveler won a Grammy award for Best Rock Vocal Performance by... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Inmate dies at Maine Correctional Center in Windhamsentence for eluding an officer and driving with a suspended license. King led
Inmate dies at Maine Correctional Center in Windham
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 3 days ago
sentence for eluding an officer and driving with a suspended license. King led police on a high speed chase in Durham back in September of 2014. Maine State Police and the Medical Examiners office are both reviewing the death. Copyright 201... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Inmate dies at Maine Correctional Center in Windhamabout half of his 34 month sentence for eluding an officer, concurrent with two
Inmate dies at Maine Correctional Center in Windham
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
about half of his 34 month sentence for eluding an officer, concurrent with two aggravated operating after habitual offender revocation, priors. Maine State Police and the Medical Examiners office are both reviewing the death. Copyright 201... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Inmate dies at Maine Correctional Centerof a 34-month sentence for eluding an officer, concurrent with a pair of aggrav
Inmate dies at Maine Correctional Center
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
of a 34-month sentence for eluding an officer, concurrent with a pair of aggravated operating after habitual offender revocation charges, the statement said. Maine State Police and the state medical examiner’s office are reviewing King... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Dinner honors Mainers who died on the jobout to Rep. Peggy Rotundo (D-Lewiston), union representative Emery Deabay and S
Dinner honors Mainers who died on the job
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 4 days ago
out to Rep. Peggy Rotundo (D-Lewiston), union representative Emery Deabay and Steven Keaten, president of a chapter of the Maine State Employees Association. Rotundo won the Frances Perkins award. She has looked up to Perkins for a long time,... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Dinner honors Mainers who died on the jobout to Rep. Peggy Rotundo (D-Lewiston), union representative Emery Deabay and S
Dinner honors Mainers who died on the job
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 4 days ago
out to Rep. Peggy Rotundo (D-Lewiston), union representative Emery Deabay and Steven Keaten, president of a chapter of the Maine State Employees Association. Rotundo won the Frances Perkins award. She has looked up to Perkins for a long time,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Garland woman dies in crash on Parkman RoadGARLAND, Maine — A local woman died Saturday in a single-car crash on a gravel
Garland woman dies in crash on Parkman Road
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
GARLAND, Maine — A local woman died Saturday in a single-car crash on a gravel road, according to Maine State Police. Tinna Hebert, 48, of Garland died at the scene, Sgt. Carleton Small said Sunday. Hebert was driving a 1998 green Ford Explorer... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Restitution appeal of North Pond Hermit to be heard in East Machiascourt and paid nearly $1,900 in restitution to his victims. But, Christopher K
Restitution appeal of North Pond Hermit to be heard in East Machias
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
court and paid nearly $1,900 in restitution to his victims. But, Christopher Knight, 50, has refused to pay $1,125 to the Maine State Police for costs related to the removal of a road that had to be built so investigators could reach Knight’s... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine high court to hear appeals in triple homicide, domestic violence slayingposted on his religious blog. The Department of Corrections has declined to exp
Maine high court to hear appeals in triple homicide, domestic violence slaying
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
posted on his religious blog. The Department of Corrections has declined to explain why Daluz was moved from the Maine State Prison in Warren citing privacy issues. Sexton, who has not joined Daluz in the appeal, was sentenced to 70... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Former state trooper, 94, honored with lifetime achievement awardSr. served nearly four years in the Navy as a fire control man during World War
Former state trooper, 94, honored with lifetime achievement award
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Sr. served nearly four years in the Navy as a fire control man during World War II. Following that, he joined the Maine State Police and served with Troop E in Orono for seven years before being transferred to Thomaston as a sergeant for... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine competes on energy costs, so why ‘misrepresent the real facts?’that they just tear the state down and misrepresent the real facts?” Vigue said
Maine competes on energy costs, so why ‘misrepresent the real facts?’
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
that they just tear the state down and misrepresent the real facts?” Vigue said. Dana Connors, executive director of the Maine State Chamber of Commerce, said discussing energy policy is a balancing act, and one in which he sees balance, agreeing... Read more
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WMTW Portland
Gray crash causes traffic tie-upA head-on crash near the Maine Wildlife Park on Route 26 in Gray caused traffic
Gray crash causes traffic tie-up
WMTW Portland / Posted 5 days ago
A head-on crash near the Maine Wildlife Park on Route 26 in Gray caused traffic delays early Saturday afternoon. Maine State Police are on scene of the crash, which occurred around 12:45 p.m. No other information is available, including whether... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
State seeks to try Troy teen as adult in murder of fatherhearing but Martin said that may be cut in half by the time the hearing is held
State seeks to try Troy teen as adult in murder of father
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
hearing but Martin said that may be cut in half by the time the hearing is held in August. The affidavit filed by the Maine State Police to charge Hodgdon with murder has been sealed since it was filed in court by order of Judge Worth. Family... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
The 15 states with the highest cost per prisonerJustice Department.#8. Maine Average Annual Cost Per Inmate: $46,404 Average
The 15 states with the highest cost per prisoner
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 6 days ago
Justice Department.#8. Maine Average Annual Cost Per Inmate: $46,404 Average Daily Inmate Population: 2,167 Inmates at Maine State Prison have the opportunity to participate in a college program which is funded by the Sunshine Lady Foundation.... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
The 15 states with the highest cost per prisonerJustice Department.#8. Maine Average Annual Cost Per Inmate: $46,404 Average
The 15 states with the highest cost per prisoner
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 6 days ago
Justice Department.#8. Maine Average Annual Cost Per Inmate: $46,404 Average Daily Inmate Population: 2,167 Inmates at Maine State Prison have the opportunity to participate in a college program which is funded by the Sunshine Lady Foundation.... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
State seeks to try Troy teen as adult in murder of fatherhearing but Martin said that may be cut in half by the time the hearing is held
State seeks to try Troy teen as adult in murder of father
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
hearing but Martin said that may be cut in half by the time the hearing is held in August. The affidavit filed by the Maine State Police to charge Hodgdon with murder has been sealed since it was filed in court by order of Judge... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
The 15 states with the highest cost per prisonerJustice Department.#8. Maine Average Annual Cost Per Inmate: $46,404 Average
The 15 states with the highest cost per prisoner
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 6 days ago
Justice Department.#8. Maine Average Annual Cost Per Inmate: $46,404 Average Daily Inmate Population: 2,167 Inmates at Maine State Prison have the opportunity to participate in a college program which is funded by the Sunshine Lady Foundation.... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
The 15 states with the highest cost per prisonerJustice Department.#8. Maine Average Annual Cost Per Inmate: $46,404 Average
The 15 states with the highest cost per prisoner
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 6 days ago
Justice Department.#8. Maine Average Annual Cost Per Inmate: $46,404 Average Daily Inmate Population: 2,167 Inmates at Maine State Prison have the opportunity to participate in a college program which is funded by the Sunshine Lady Foundation.... Read more
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